Understanding Health Insurance: Premiums

First things first, you have to pay your premium every month or your insurance could get cancelled kind of like your cable subscription. You can also think of it like a shared health care piggy bank – we all chip in each month, even if we’re healthy, so the money is there when we need […]

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How to Enroll in Health Insurance During Open Enrollment | Adulting 101

How to Enroll in Health Insurance During Open Enrollment | Adulting 101

Hi everyone! I’m Iesha and welcome to today’s episode of Adulting 101. Today, we’re talking about open enrollment – or the time of year where, if you need health insurance, you can get covered through the official health insurance marketplace. For most states, open enrollment starts November 1 and ends December 15. Do you need […]

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Did Obamacare Cancel Ted Cruz’s Health Insurance?

Did Obamacare Cancel Ted Cruz’s Health Insurance?

FOR SOME TIME NOW ON THE CAMPAIGN TRAIL, TED CRUZ HAS BEEN TELLING THE STORY OF HOW HIS HEALTH INSURANCE WAS CANCELED BECAUSE OF THAT DAMNED OBAMACARE, AND IF HE HAD CONTINUED IT SOMEHOW, THEN HIS RATES WOULD JUMP 50% LIKE IS HAPPENING TO AMERICANS ALL OVER THIS GREAT COUNTRY. UNFORTUNATELY THAT IS A GIGANTIC […]

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Health Insurance Marketplace Enrollment and Your Community

Health Insurance Marketplace Enrollment and Your Community

[music] Hello, and welcome! As-salamu alaykum. Peace be with you. Greetings! I’m excited to share with you today. We know that serving our congregations, families and neighbors is our critical mission. One way to serve, is to assure access to affordable quality health care and preventive services. Today, millions of uninsured people in our own […]

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Understanding Health Insurance: Out-of-Pocket Costs

Stuff happens. And that’s when insurance really comes in handy. Now, having insurance helps a lot, but it doesn’t mean all your health care is going to be free. There are lots of details about your insurance plan that affect how much you pay when you get sick or injured. If you have Medicaid, a […]

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Two reflect on expansion of healthcare in Louisiana

Two reflect on expansion of healthcare in Louisiana

NEW AT TEN, THE WHITE HOUSE SAYS LAST YEAR 7 MILLION PEOPLE HAVE SIGNED UP FOR PRIVATE HEALTH INSURANCE SINCE THE 2013 ROLLOUT OF THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT… AND 8 MILLION GOT COVERAGE THROUGH THE EXPANSION OF MEDICAID PROGRAMS… TODAY IS THE FIRST DAY OF OPEN ENROLLMENT FOR THIS YEAR. WDSU ANCHOR LATONYA NORTON IS […]

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The Importance of Shopping for Health Insurance | Covered California

The Importance of Shopping for Health Insurance | Covered California

We all want to find the best health insurance that meets both our needs and our budget. Health plan availability, costs, and eligibility for financial help can change each year. Now is the time to look at all your options. Only through Covered California is financial help available to lower the monthly cost of health […]

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